Rappel de Device Recall AlignRT Plus

Selon U.S. Food and Drug Administration, ce/cet/cette rappel concerne un dispositif en/au/aux/à United States qui a été fabriqué par Varian Medical Systems, Inc..

Qu'est-ce que c'est?

Une correction ou un retrait opéré par un fabricant afin de répondre à un problème causé par un dispositif médical. Les rappels surviennent lorsqu'un dispositif médical est défectueux, lorsqu'il pourrait poser un risque pour la santé, ou les deux à la fois.

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  • Type d'événement
  • ID de l'événement
  • Classe de risque de l'événement
    Class 2
  • Numéro de l'événement
  • Date de mise en oeuvre de l'événement
  • Date de publication de l'événement
  • Statut de l'événement
    Open, Classified
  • Pays de l'événement
  • Source de l'événement
  • URL de la source de l'événement
  • Notes / Alertes
    U.S. data is current through June 2018. All of the data comes from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, except for the category Manufacturer Parent Company.
    The Parent Company was added by ICIJ.
    The parent company information is based on 2017 public records.
  • Notes supplémentaires dans les données
    Accelerator, linear, medical - Product Code IYE
  • Cause
    Varian medical systems has received reports that unintended changes were made to planned couch parameters, specifically the couch rotation parameter, during patient set-up. this can occur when a user sets a different couch rotation from the plan couch rotation while performing patient alignment with optical surface monitoring system [osms].
  • Action
    The firm, Visionrt, sent an "URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION NOTIFICATION-URGENT FIELD SAFETY NOTIFICATION" letter dated June 24, 2016 to all affected customers. Letters describe the product, problem and actions to be taken. The customers were instructed as follows: DO NOT USE the "Move Couch" function if the couch rotation value set in the AlignRT device DOES NOT match the planned couch rotation for the treatment field; retain a copy of this document along with your most current product labeling; pass the letter to all those who need to be aware of it within their organization; always confirm that the patient is correctly aligned prior to commencing treatment; is not required to return their devices; promptly inform Vision RT if they believe that patient harm occurred, and complete Appendix 1- Customer Acknowledgment Response and return it via email to corrections@visionrt.com. Should you have any queries on this letter, please do not hesitate to contact Vision RT by telephone on +44 20 83464300 (866-778-2379 from the US) or as per http://www.visionrt.com/contact/details.


  • Modèle / numéro de série
    TrueBeam version 2.0/2.5 with any version OSMS.  AlignRT Serial Numbers: 247-0200 247-0209 248-0013 248-0057 248-0070 249-0057 249-0066 249-0163 249-0164 249-0195 249-0226 249-0274 249-0050 249-0286 249-0277 248-0044 249-0227 247-0208 249-0047 247-0218 248-0050 248-0043 248-0048 249-0293 249-0155.
  • Classification du dispositif
  • Classe de dispositif
  • Dispositif implanté ?
  • Distribution
    Worldwide Distribution: US (nationwide) and countries of: Austria, Azerbaijan, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Denmark, Georgia, Germany, India, Italy, Malaysia, Morocco, Norway, Portugal, Switzerland, and United Kingdom.
  • Description du dispositif
    Optical Surface Monitoring System{Align RT Plus} This is used on Varian's TrueBeam EDGE; || Radiology: The AlignRT Plus system is indicated for use to position || and monitor patients relative to the prescribed treatment isocentre, and to Withhold the beam automatically during radiation delivery.
  • Manufacturer


  • Adresse du fabricant
    Varian Medical Systems, Inc., 911 Hansen Way, Palo Alto CA 94304-1028
  • Société-mère du fabricant (2017)
  • Source